Hyde & Denton Methodist Circuit

Pull your weight

Readings and bible notes for 17th - 23rd November 2019 9

2 Thessalonians 3.6-13

Some of the assembly at Thessalonica have given up working for their living and have become ‘busybodies'. Paul says all should follow his example of being self-supporting, and those who refuse to work should not be admitted to the shared meals of the community.

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A criminal king

Readings and bible notes for 24th - 30th November 2019

Luke 23.33-43

On the cross, Jesus is mocked as a false messiah by Jewish leaders, Roman soldiers and one of the criminals dying beside him. He forgives those who are crucifying him and welcomes ‘the penitent thief' into paradise.

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The bigger picture

Readings and bible notes for 1st - 7th December 2019

Matthew 24.36-44

Jesus tells his disciples that only the Father knows when the Son of Man will come suddenly to gather his elect. Therefore, they must ‘keep awake' and ‘be ready',  because he is coming at ‘an unexpected hour'.

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